When you are working on your computer, you might want to disable the touchpad so you can use the mouse more easily. Windows 10 allows you to disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in.
How to disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in Windows
While it might be convenient to use a touchpad when you’re using a mouse, Windows often detects when you’re using a mouse and automatically disables the touchpad. Here’s how to disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in:
1. Right-click on the taskbar and select “System Tools”.
2. In the System Tools window, select “Mouse”.
3. In the Mouse window, select the “Touchpad” tab.
4. In the “Touchpad” tab, under the “Settings” section, click the “Disable Touchpad When Mouse Is Plugged In” button.
5. Click the “OK” button to save the changes and close the Mouse window.
Steps to follow to disable touchpad
- Open Settings
- In the Settings window, select Devices
- In the Devices window, select Mouse and Touchpad
- In the Mouse and Touchpad window, select the Touchpad tab
- Under Touchpad settings, select the On/Off switch next to Enable touchpad when mouse is plugged in.
- Click OK to save your changes.
Why you should disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in
Windows 10 offers a convenient way to disable the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in. This feature can be helpful if you need to use a mouse for precision work.
How to enable touchpad when mouse is plugged in
If you are using a laptop with a touchpad, you may want to disable it when you connect a mouse. This is easy to do in Windows 10.
Tips to remember when disabling touchpad
Disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in Windows 10
Disable touchpad when mouse is plugged in Windows 10 is easy to do. Just follow these simple steps:
1. Open the Control Panel.
2. Click on the Hardware and Sound category.
3. Under the Hardware tab, click on the Touchpad tab.
4. Find the Allow use of a mouse and keyboard option and uncheck it.
5. Click on the OK button to apply the changes.
Windows 10 allows users to disable the touchpad when a mouse is plugged in, which can be useful if you are using a mouse for navigation or precision work.